Rasskazy: New Fiction from a New Russia edited by Mikhail Iossel and Jeff Parker | 18 Mar 2010 // 5:59 PM
This collection of post-Soviet short stories from Russian authors born in the waning days of the once-powerful empire raises some important questions. Namely, what is the New Russia?
The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan | 18 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM
Rogan often hints that current stereotypes of the Arabs as conservative, militant, and socially backward ignores a vibrant history of cultural exchange, progressive gender relations, and modern secularism.